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Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters still lead in All-Star voting, Adam Jones gains in outfield
Nelson Cruz, Matt Wieters still lead in All-Star voting, Adam Jones gains in outfield

Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and catcher Matt Wieters continue to lead their respective positions in American League All-Star voting, according to fan balloting figures released Sunday night. Center fielder Adam Jones jumped from sixth to fourth among AL outfielders, and he is on the cusp of being one of the leaders at his position. The top three outfielders in votes start the game. Jones has 820,336 votes, trailing Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera (1,096,784) for the third spot. Cruz, who jumped ahead of the Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz last week among AL designated hitters, still leads Ortiz by nearly 400,000 votes. Cruz currently has 1,404,275 votes, compared to...

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